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Crowd fills Laguna Oaks home to support Herb Ritter for council

More than 150 supporters of Herb Ritter's bid to be elected to the Pleasanton City Council filled Cindy and Bob Gee's home...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Junie R, on Aug 15, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 3061 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hosterman files for election to BART board

Former Pleasanton Mayor Jennifer Hosterman filed papers yesterday seeking election to the BART board of directors on Nov....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by res1, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 2131 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Zone 7 board to consider environmental planning contract Wednesday

The Zone 7 Board of Directors will meet in open session beginning at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and will consider awarding a contract...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2016
Last comment by R, on Aug 14, 2016 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 840 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

5 p.m. tomorrow is deadline for candidates to file for elected offices

The nomination period for the Nov. 8 General Election will close at 5 p.m. Friday. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/10/5-pm-friday-is-deadline-fo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Aug 13, 2016 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council cancels contract to build 2 new tennis courts

The City Council voted unanimously last night to cancel a construction contract to build two new tennis courts in public...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Doug, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:44 am | 33 comments | 2774 Views

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The Kate Steinle tragedy: A year after her death on Pier 14

For days, Brad Steinle spent his time sanding the black paint off his sister Kate's childhood dresser to its raw wood, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike Moreno, on Aug 12, 2016 at 10:33 am | 30 comments | 3186 Views

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Macy's in negotiations to sell its flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square

Macy's representatives are in negotiations to sell their flagship men's store in San Francisco's Union Square, the company...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

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New superintendent Rick Rubino ready to lead Pleasanton school district

Pleasanton school leaders believe they have found their superintendent for the long haul in Rick Rubino. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Ken Mano, on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2438 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

BART's November bond issue will pay for labor costs, after all

The $3.5BN bond issue, needing voter approval in November, is supposed to fund only capital and infrastructure (new equipment,...

Original post made by Registered Joe on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 122 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that building?

What is that very large building(s) they are building on the south side of Stoneridge drive just west of the outlets? Anyone...

Original post made by Rosealie on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex-attorney Spencer Freeman Smith in court again

This is the fellow that did the hit-and-run death of the Chinese visitor Bo Hu on Dougherty Road back in 2012...judge Michael...

Original post made by Court wotcher on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jtjh, on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 452 Views

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Village High culinary building proposal put on hold

With the new school year getting underway in Pleasanton on Monday, many families can expect to hear about the $270 million...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

to Michael Austin

It is obvious you are a Jerry Thorne fan and probably attended his 100 man march to the Sharpiros lovely home. But what...

Original post made by Georgia Peach on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by David, on Aug 11, 2016 at 6:27 am | 5 comments | 481 Views

SPORTS

Tri-Valley headed for another Babe Ruth World Series starting tomorrow

The Tri-Valley all-stars have booked their spot in the Babe Ruth 14-year-old World Series in Massachusetts this week, and...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by HSMom, on Aug 10, 2016 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

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More parking in downtown Pleasanton? Think $12 million

Ever try to park downtown for lunch and can't find a space? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/08/07/more-parking-in-downtown-pleasanton-think-12-m...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2016
Last comment by Eric, on Aug 10, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 23 comments | 3189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton Library Launches After-School Snack Classes

Is your family getting ready to get back to school? In partnership with the Pleasanton New Leaf Community Market and...

Original post made by Patti Bond on Aug. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 122 Views

SPORTS

Local Clubs to Host Bay Area's Largest Tennis Tournament

Over Labor Day weekend, Ruby Hill Golf Club, Castlewood Country Club and Livermore Valley Tennis Club will host, what has...

Original post made by Kevin Pope on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rich , on Aug 10, 2016 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 94 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk-through registrations start at Pleasanton schools

Walk-through registrations will be held today and tomorrow at Pleasanton middle and high schools with all elementary schools...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gina Channell, Publisher, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:22 am | 25 comments | 2853 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Pleasanton is killing redwood trees with recycled water

Or so I heard at the city council meeting regarding the tennis/community park tonight. I did not know this - where have...

Original post made by shocked and awed on Aug. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 178 Views

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School board votes to place $270-million bond measure on November ballot

The Pleasanton school board voted unanimously Saturday to place a $270-million general obligation bond measure on the ballot...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by local, on Aug 8, 2016 at 11:05 am | 60 comments | 7197 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,251 views